Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 7

What are SVQs?SVQs are Scottish Vocational Qualifications. The SVQs in Social Services Children & Young People are work-based qualifications that can be achieved at three different levels to suit various job rolesWhy choose Borders College?We offer great support and have excellent candidate success levels. We consistently receive positive feedback about our quality from candidates, employers and SQA

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The course comprises 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units. The mandatory units cover: health and safety; protection and well-being of individuals; developing practice; safe guarding of children and young people; communication and record keeping. 4 optional units can be chosen from a range of options suited to the work place. To achieve the Modern Apprenticeship candidates must also achieve 2 core skills at SCQF Level 5 in ICT & Numeracy.


At your workplace - our Borders College Assessor will guide you every step of the way, visiting regularly and providing personalised tutoring and support. Start dates are all year round. We work with people individually therefore start dates are negotiable.


College premises in the Borders & Edinburgh and other venues.

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Entry requirements

Candidates must be employed and be able to provide evidence of their competence in the workplace


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